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Author Interview with Dina C. Tate

Author Interview When did you know you wanted to be an author? I wanted to be an author when I was around 8 years old.  At that time I was so young I wasn’t sure how that would happen.  I loved reading and writing short stories, poems and essays. I put it on the backburner and pursued other interests. Over […]

Cover Reveal Sally Sleuth and The Missing Mice

About the Book Title: Sally Sleuth and The Missing Mice Author: Majanka Verstraete Age Group: Lower Grade / Chapter Book Genre: Mystery Sally Sleuth, a fourth-grade self-proclaimed detective, is charged to bring the class’s pet mice home for the evening. But with her brother’s snake crawling around, her dad locking himself up in his office all night, and her mom’s […]

Meet Snoebels

Everyone, please meet Snoebels. Snoebels is the main character in the Snoebels, Cat Detective series, but on top of that, she’s also a real cat. And she’s adorable, cute, dorky, and as you can see in the picture below, she had a lot of fun on her first Christmas holiday. Read more about the Snoebels, Cat Detective series here. Snoebels […]

New Series: Sally Sleuth

I’m not just releasing one new series this year – I’m releasing two. The first is for Snoebels, Cat Detective, and the second is for Sally Sleuth. Sally Sleuth is another lowr grade mystery series, this one featuring fourth-grader Sally Sleuth in the main role as Sally solves age-appropriate mysteries. This series is aimed at lower graders. All books are […]

New Series: Snoebels, Cat Detective

I’m happy to announce that in 2017,  I will be launching a brand new children’s book series, called Snoebels, Cat Detective. This series is inspired by a real life person – or, more accurately, real life cat. In August 2016, my boyfriend and I adopted the cutest cat on this planet: Snoebels. Snoebels, Cat Detective are the (mostly fictional) adventures […]

New Release: Grave Error (Weirdville #6)

Today is the release day for Grave Error, the sixth book in the Weirdville series. Each book in this series can be read as a stand-alone, so if you want to dive in, you don’t need to read the previous books to do so. Here is the synopsis for the book: This chapter book, the sixth in the Weirdville series, […]

Release Day for The Clumsy Magician

Well, not really release day. The Clumsy Magician was released this weekend. But I haven’t been online much, due to a combination of finals and being ill, so I couldn’t post about it sooner. There was a slight delay in getting the book out, but I’m so glad it’s out now. This is one of my favorite Weirdville books – […]

It’s November already?

October really flew by. I miss October. It’s one of my favorite months, with summer making room for autumn, the leaves changing color, wind picking up, Halloween just around the corner. We’re not that big on Halloween here in Europe, but heck, I’ll take any excuse to watch a good horror movie. The truth is, October passed by so fast […]